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Antitrust: Commission seeks feedback on commitments offered by container liner shipping companies

The European Commission is inviting comments from interested parties on commitments offered by fifteen container liner shipping companies to address concerns relating to concerted practices. The Commission has concerns that container liner...

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Results of the Consultation on International Ocean Governance

We are pleased to announce that the results of our public consultation on International ocean governance, which took place from June to October 2015, are now online. We are grateful to all those who have contributed to this consultation process...

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EU research funding boosts scientific excellence and competitiveness, report finds

Investment in research and innovation from the EU budget between 2007 and 2013 has greatly improved scientific excellence in Europe and strengthened its competitiveness by improving industry's capacity to innovate. These are some of the main...

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State aid: European Commission opens in-depth investigation into alleged aid to two container terminal operators in Port of Antwerp, Belgium

The Commission opened an in-depth inquiry into whether reductions in compensation payments granted by the Port of Antwerp to two container terminal operators gave them an undue advantage over competitors, in breach of EU state aid rules. T...

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Mr. Christophe Tytgat Appointed New Secretary General of SEA Europe

On behalf of SEA Europe, its Chairman, Kjeld Dittmann, is delighted to announce the decision by the SEA Europe Board to appoint Christophe Tytgat as the organisation’s new Secretary General. He will take up his new position as from 1 March 2...

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